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Mountain Spirit - on 27 Mar 2019

Hello.

I am booked on a BMC Ready to Rock course next weekend and I would like some suggestions for places to stay.

The main websites highly recommend The George Hotel. Any good?

Bye

Sav

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danm on 27 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

No idea about the George, but I'd recommend camping at North Lees at the foot of Stanage, they now also have camping pods.

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Mountain Spirit - on 27 Mar 2019
In reply to danm:

I haven't camped since school.

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RX-78 on 27 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

There's 2 Yha hostels nearby?

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Wingnut - on 27 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

A pod might be a good way to get back into it, then ... sort of halfway towards camping?

(Also, if you can't find anything suitable in Hathersage itself, consider alternatives near any of the other Hope Valley railway stations?)

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slab_happy on 27 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

Do you mean this coming weekend, or the one after?

Either way, it's pretty short notice, so you might have to go with wherever in Hathersage (if that's where the course is)has a vacancy.

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Mountain Spirit - on 27 Mar 2019
In reply to slab_happy:

The one after...

It is pretty short notice....

The course and course provider are based in Hathersage.

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Mountain Spirit - on 27 Mar 2019
In reply to Wingnut:

I agree about the pods are other places in Hope Valley. 

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olddirtydoggy - on 28 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

Little John pub. Great place with basic kind of bungalow'esque things you can rent. Friend used them last week.

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paul__in_sheffield - on 28 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

Sav

The Plough is only 10 minutes walk from the station in Hathersage, is probably the nicest pub round there and has rooms. This is worth checking out.

There are many more places to stay in Castleton, which is only 20 mins bus ride away.

otherwise, why not see if you can stay in the same hotel you were in last time you came to Sheffield, and then get the bus or the train out to Hathersage? I think the hotel you stayed in is only a few minutes walk from bus and train stations

paul

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mnyateley - on 28 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

> Hello.

> I am booked on a BMC Ready to Rock course next weekend and I would like some suggestions for places to stay.

> The main websites highly recommend The George Hotel. Any good?

> Bye

> Sav

Hi,

We've stayed at The George many times but not in the last year or so.

Its 3 star rated so its not cheap to start off with. The last time we stayed they threw in a compulsory 20% service charge at the point of payment, my wife took offence and hence we haven't been since.

However its  rooms and food are what you would expect and its opposite "Outside"

As has been said there are plenty of cheaper alternatives and an even more upmarket  relatively new 4 star hotel in Hope only a few minutes down the road.

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brianjcooper on 28 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

The Millstone Country Inn in Hathersage, up the road a bit from the centre, is my favourite watering hole thereabouts. Stayed there too a few times. Comfortable rooms. The food was good but not eaten there recently.  

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rj_townsend on 28 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

I've stayed in the Scotsman's Pack in Hathersage. Good food for the evenings and the rooms are fine.

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Mountain Spirit - on 28 Mar 2019
In reply to olddirtydoggy:

I think it is fully booked.

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Mountain Spirit - on 28 Mar 2019
marsbar - on 28 Mar 2019
In reply to olddirtydoggy:

I’ve stayed there, but inside, the rooms were nice.  

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Andrew000 - on 29 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

go on air bnb my friend paul is there

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Mountain Spirit - on 29 Mar 2019
In reply to Andrew000:

Very keen. 

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Mountain Spirit - on 29 Mar 2019
Mountain Spirit - on 29 Mar 2019
In reply to brianjcooper:

Fully booked

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climber34neil - on 29 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

For £100 a night it better be! 

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McHeath - on 29 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

Considering those hotel prices and the short notice, would a camper van be an option? A quick google came up with £230 for Fri-Mo, pickup/return in London.

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Mountain Spirit - on 29 Mar 2019
In reply to McHeath:

I can't drive. 

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Mountain Spirit - on 30 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

How far is Hope from Hathersage?

There seems to be decent places to stay there.

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McHeath - on 30 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

> How far is Hope from Hathersage?

It's about 3-4 miles. There are trains and buses (7 min/19 min), you should be able to download the timetables.

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Mountain Spirit - on 30 Mar 2019
In reply to McHeath:

I have found that Millstone Country Inn and The Little John have rooms for the previous night ie the 5th April. 

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McHeath - on 30 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

Ok, hope you have a great weekend with good weather. Let us know how it went - all the best!

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Mountain Spirit - on 31 Mar 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

I am booked in at The Millstone Country Inn on the 5th.  

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Mountain Spirit - on 03 Apr 2019
In reply to McHeath:

Thanks.  

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Mountain Spirit - on 05 Apr 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

I walked passed Millstone Edge this evening! 

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McHeath - on 05 Apr 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

Sounds like it's not raining then! How's the hotel?

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Mountain Spirit - on 05 Apr 2019
In reply to McHeath:

Lovely. Very cosey! I have photos of my room.

This is the place to stay if you want to climb Time to Tea, Embankment routes, Masters Edge, Great Arete and Edge Lane.

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jessieleong - on 07 Apr 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

Stay at YHA Hathersage. Dorm Beds are £12 if you have YHA membership, or £29 for a private room. You can get to high neb/ stanage in 10 mins 

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Mountain Spirit - on 08 Apr 2019
In reply to jessieleong:

Hi. 

Thanks for the tip. 

I will have it in mind for next time.

Sav

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HB1 - on 08 Apr 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

> I will have it in mind for next time. . .

                . . .  GREAT to hear that there will be one!

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brianjcooper on 08 Apr 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

> I am booked in at The Millstone Country Inn on the 5th.  

Would you recommend it too, having stayed there now?

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Mountain Spirit - on 08 Apr 2019
In reply to brianjcooper:

Yes I would recommend it....

One thing I didn't know is that the water in the bathroom sink is drinkable.....

I had a full English with poached Eggs Ali g with cereal breakfast. The night before I had White Bait for starters and a medium to well done steak in black peppers for mains. 

It depends where you want to climb. 

S

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Mountain Spirit - on 09 Apr 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

If anyone is interested I have done a small update on my BMC Ready to Rock course. It is in RockTalk.

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marsbar - on 09 Apr 2019
In reply to Mountain Spirit:

Sounds great. 

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antcarney - on 11 Apr 2019
In reply to marsbar:

I would go for Paul’s Airbnb in hathersage, he makes a great full English and usually bring you 

a brew up to your room. Top guy!

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Mountain Spirit - on 11 Apr 2019
In reply to antcarney:

Have it on mind for next time....

I'll be back!

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Hutson - on 12 Apr 2019
In reply to antcarney:

Oooh I feel cheated, I've used him twice and both times he's not been there!

(Joking: While he was not there his comms were still great and it's a very nice place to stay)

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